about route 66 car museum

springfield's must-see classic car attraction on route 66

Our little slice of motor heaven sits on the original Route 66 in Springfield, Missouri. Did you know Springfield is the birthplace of Route 66? We’re in the heart of America and the heart of classic car country.

Sharing a passion with the public, Route 66 Car Museum is a privately owned car collection located on West College Street in Springfield. Guy Mace started collecting in 1990 when he bought his first Jaguar. Then Guy just kept on collecting.

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Garage

The museum features more than 75 classic and vintage cars.

Tour Bus

We welcome tour buses. Contact us to schedule your visit!

Visit

We welcome small and large groups to the museum. 

Contact

To learn more about us and to book your tour, contact us today.

we display several unique and classic cars

1936 Horsch

1936 Horsch

One of about 50 utilized by generals in the German army. Our model won second place in the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Prewar Preservation Class. It is 100 percent original, having been stored for over 50 years in South Dakota.

1933 Auburn 12

1933 Auburn 12

National First Prize winners of the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA). This model represents the pinnacle of 1930s.

1927 Kissel Brougham

1927 Kissel Brougham

National First Prize winners of the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA). This model represents the pinnacle of 1920s.

1948 Packard Convertible

1948 Packard Convertible

Packards were sleek cars that were a step up from typical Ford and Chevy models of the time period.

Classic celebrity cars

American pop culture has been an important thread in people’s lives around the world. Cars are included in pop culture. At the Route 66 Museum, you can see some iconic automobiles used in blockbuster movies like Back to the Future and Ghostbusters and follow their colorful history.

1991 Ghostbusters Cadillac Wagon

1991 Ghostbusters cadillac wagon

1979 Gotham Cruiser

1979 gotham cruiser

1991 Ghostbusters Cadillac Wagon

1991 Ghostbusters Cadillac Wagon

1979 Gotham Cruiser

1979 Gotham Cruiser

Classic celebrity cars

American pop culture has been an important thread in people’s lives around the world. Cars are included in pop culture. At the Route 66 Museum, you can see some iconic automobiles used in blockbuster movies like Back to the Future and Ghostbusters and follow their colorful history.

Fun Cars for Car lovers

Ranging from early brass-era cars and classics from the 1920s and 1930s to vehicles used in cinema such as the Gotham Roadster and the famous truck from the movie Grapes of Wrath, our collection has a vehicle for every car lover’s taste.

The Route 66 Car Museum keeps and maintains seven Jaguars, two Rolls Royces, a 1963 Morgan owned by Desert Storm’s General Norman Schwarzkopf, and more than 75 cars in our garage. 

fun for the whole family

Harken back to a time when cars were cool. See them alongside modern beauties. There’s something fun for everyone here, from old-timers who remember the cars their parents drove to kids who love to see awesome cars up close.

Cruise on by route 66 car museum

Our garage houses some of the most unique cars in the world. Steeped in tradition and history, we have a collection that pays homage to the Mother Road, our love of the journey, and the carefree feeling of family vacations. Feel the wind in your hair at Route 66 Car Museum.